Stormwater Targets for Groundwater Recharge and Direct Use in Urban California Webinar - October 18
The Department of Water Resources (DWR) has released a public review draft of Stormwater Targets for Groundwater Recharge and Direct Use in Urban California as required by California Water Code. Stormwater targets are required by water conservation legislation enacted in 2009 (Senate Bill X7-7, California Water Code [CWC] Section 10608.50 (b)) that directs DWR in consultation with State Water Resources Control Board Water Board and with public input, to propose new statewide targets, or review and update existing statewide targets, for regional water resources management practices, including infiltration and direct use of urban stormwater runoff.
A public comment period on the Draft is open through October 31st, 2018. You may submit all comments to WUE@water.ca.gov.
The report will be finalized later this calendar year and will be included in the upcoming addendum to the resource management strategy, Urban Stormwater Runoff Management Strategy, of the Water Plan Update 2018.
A webinar will be offered to allow for a Question and Answer Session with DWR staff prior to the close of the public comment period.
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